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Oct 30, 2012 4:30am PDT
obesity crisis. >> if the pressure passes, they will become the first city in the country to impose such a tax. >>> now two new high-rise apartment buildings have the green lean. they will go up on south and market in santa clara and a 347 unit building will go up on car lyle street and many people -- carlyle talked with and many of them agreed. >> we can always go and listen to music so that is always good. >> they are looking for an active downtown and they are staying away and in stead, they will set it up in terms of the area, sal has more. >>> guys, this morning we do have some fog to deal with and steve and i will be telling you, we will become the fog brothers. i mean cars are driving through but it is just going to be favored visibility and you can see traffic is moving along relatively well. we will each an eye on that for you. and the commute is off to a good buts foggy start, let's go to steve. >>> all right, good morning, a pretty strong system is out here and it has tapped into some moisture. it is a arriving sooner with the remains of sandy and it is just enormous. it has act
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
biglari says is not true. chicago and san antonio will be the first cities where vending machines will display calories on soda. coke, pepsi and dr. pepper are rolling out the new machines. it's a premptive move. proposed regulations could require all restaunrants and vending machines to post calorie information as early as next year. critics have been raising concerns about sugary drinks and fatty foods. still to come, how to be a go- getter in small business. a popular columnist tells us how to take the reigns on launching a start up. but first, following the money trail. who is spending billions to get their candidate elected? bill moller uncovers the shocking truth, next. ñçbÑ never look a howler monkey in the eye. we built the entire library out of recycled bottles. fried ants are delicious. really. that was a confidence builder. my students actually ended up teaching me. so i learned this dance, let me show you this dance. (foreign language) the classroom was more of a class-tent. you think managing a sales team is tough... try working with five different villages. my ala
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
months to complete. mountain view is the first city to get free wi-fi from google. >>> a grass fire burning, thank goodness there is not a lot of wind or that would spread. >> no wind yesterday and was of that that fire was put out quickly. that is the good news. the winds are everything in this, hot, dry, no red flag warns. no fog long the coast. you know that. temperatures today, we had one record, 97 degrees. most temperatures were above the average. san francisco was 15 degrees warmer than yesterday. tomorrow, temperatures are coming down but not a lot. cooler around the bay but inland upper 90s and low 100s. another hot day tomorrow. i haven't seen a spare the air day get issued. temperatures are going to trend down tomorrow but still hot. the forecast highs tomorrow are still lots of 90s. these are upper 80s. and low 100s in the valley as well. we will see fog at the coast about this time tomorrow. 97 today in napa. 101 in santa rose a. 90 in san francisco -- santa rosa. 90 in san francisco. high pressure weakens through this week. a cooling trend. significant cooling on wedne
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Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
passes, richmond will be the first city to impose such a tax on businesses. the town hall meeting starts at 7:00 in bethlehem baptist church in richmond. >>> good afternoon to you, a cooling trend is under way as we run through monday and the week ahead. we have temperatures slightly cooler. given your little look at the sunshine over parts of the east bay. meanwhile, inside the bay and along the coast, the fog is still pretty thick. the national weather service has issued a dense fog advisory from inside the bay as well as the coast lasting through the afternoon. i want to head to the east coast. the winds gusting anywhere from 60-70 miles an hour. the storm surge is battling the coastline. you could see at the still photo, we have blizzard conditions around the appalachian. we have the coast being pounded into new jersey an the new york harbor 60 miles out. so sandy is on the way ashore and it should make landfall in the next couple of hours. >>> here in the pacific, we've got some changes on the way. take a look at the system here. ironically, sandy is telling this system, we expect t
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
and other events at redbox kiosks. the chicago tribune reports philadelphia is the first city to get redbox tickets. for the forth year in a row, there's no baby boom. fewer babies were born this year. it's been a trend since the recession hit. prior to 2008, birth rates had risen steadily since the early 90s. however, since the economy tanked, baby births have declined. still to come, some surprise hits are helping bring audiences back to the box office. that's later in movies and money. but first, groupon's shares have dropped dramatically in value. we'll hear what some former employees have to say about that. paul eggers reports, next. lifelock is one of eight companies launching ipos this week. the identification company had an initial price tag of $9. it closed out its first trading day at $8.36. other companies going public this week include dave and buster's and luxfer holdings, to name a couple. it's the most companies going public in one week since july, with the wall street journal reporting the deals are expected to raise over a billion dollars. in less than one year, onli
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
drinks. if it passes, richmond would become the country's first city to impose such a tax on businesses. the town hall meeting starts at 7:00 at bethlehem hem missionary baptist church in richmond. >> 6:25. >>> a big celebration in san francisco civic center last night. thousands gather to watch the giants win the world series. [ cheering ] the chain was flowing out -- champagne were flowing out there although fans were not supposed to have alcohol in the plaza. mayor lee wanted to give families chance to cheer on the giants together. >> i knew it was going to happen. you know, it was already written, and the giants, they came through with flying colors. number one, baby! number one! [ cheering ] >> this is not the first time fans have been invite to the civic center plaza. more than 7,000 fans were there to watch the giants win the world series in 2010. >>> now, the city of san francisco's preparing a victory parade for the giants this wednesday, halloween. just like in 2010, the ticker- tape parade will start at the foot of market street at 11:00 a.m. and go down market street to civi
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00am PDT
after the grand opening of their first city location. the store will replace the old mervyn's. me plan to hire 250 work s. the opening is scheduled for october of 2013. >> a 21-year-old is in jail this morning charged with a terrorist plot to try to blow up the federal reserve building in new york city. the fbi said he came to the united states in january on a student visa. he told undercover agents he wanted to destroy america by going after the financial institutions. >> he goes to the new york stock exchange, he sees that the significant security there and he shifts his target to the federal reserve bank. >> the fbi set up a sting. the man was later arrested when he tried to use a cell phone to set off what he thought was a huge bomb hidden inside a van parked outside the federal reserve bank. >> another warm day across the bay area. let's take a live look outside at this beautiful morning. some big changes in store this weekend. >> and turning back the clock. what a stanford researcher said happened to older mice when their blood was mixed with the blood of younger mice. what
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Oct 17, 2012 10:00pm PDT
right here on ktvu. our coverage begins at 4:30, following a special edition of ktvu news. the first pitch in st. louis will be at about 5:07. >> police made an arrest in connection with the city's first homicide of the year. officers responded to a 911 call at a home on del road shortly after 5:00 this morning. when officers arrived they found 24-year-old keith doff cofey. investigators say the two got in to some kind of altercation that led to the killing. >> newly released surveillance video shows how a simply parking mistake may have cost a man his life. >> reporter: the video shows 23-year-old charles butler parking his car outside a store off 45th and market. >> the bad parking mr. butler did is the reason why the people inside this car thought it was a reason to kill mr. butler. >> reporter: it also shows butler inside the store arguing with one of the suspects. he was killed the next day by the same men blocks from the store. >> it was painful, difficult to watch. >> reporter: butler's family came to ktvu this afternoon to watch the video for the first time. >> that bumping o
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Oct 5, 2012 4:30am PDT
coughing anywising students. >>> cupertino will fly at citi field to mark the first anniversary of steve job's death. that is where he laid out his plan for apples new circular headquarters building on the city's website mayor mark says that flying the city flag half staff is a small reminder of the impact that jobs had on the community. >>> san francisco has a new catholic archbishop this morning. more than 2,000 worshipers filed into the building. some consider him a controversial figure because of his support for california's same sex marriage ban. despite that parishioners believe he will reach out to liberals. >> stop teaching hate. stop teaching hate. >> outside the church about a dozen gay right activists protested his installation. >>> 4:47 is the time right now. under the threat of a federal takeover, oakland police say they are working to curve the violent. the city averages one homicide every three days but in an operation with the atf the department has taken 570 firearms off the street this year. police will also work with churches on crime prevention and community out
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Oct 18, 2012 4:00am PDT
prompting an investigation. >>> a candidate for oakland city council experienced this problem first thing overnight. >>> a reporting of a large media or explosion in the roadway. >> the explanation of that bright large flash of light in the east what i last night. it is coming up on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. steve said it would cool down. >>> for the weekend, skies are clear, especially for some, it is still warm, 70s and 80s. here is sal. >>> good morning traffic is doing well around the bay area, right now we are still looking good, let's look at interstate 880 north and southbound, that traffic is moving relatively well. also 101 approaching the 880 split. 421, let's go back to the desk. >>> we are on the scene of breaking news, a body was found after a house fire. firefighters first responded around midnight where they found one victim. alex savage is there and police have set up an active crime scene, good morning alex. >> yes, the house where this is blocked off, you can see by alameda sheriff's deputies, it is now considered a crime scene. one person was found
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
rain will be with us for at least the first half of the thursday. we'll be drying out and clearing out in time for the weekend. we have still sunshine. >>> still ahead, why facebook has an important meeting with the leaders of the peninsula city. . >>> wall street is preparing to reopen for business as new york city slowly recovers from the wreckage of hurricane sandy. the new york stock exchange plans to begin trading for the first time since friday. they say the trading floor didn't suffer any damage from the storm. it's the first time since a blizzard in late march of 1888. the bad weather closed the markets for two days in a row. >>> the city council will discuss the expansion of facebook headquarters. facebook currently has a nine building complex for 613 workers. the company has plans to expand with another building for an addition 2800 employees. some people in menlo park has expressed concerns on the expansion it has on local traffic and community services. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00, we're less than 24 hours from the giant victory parade in san francisco. the
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Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
build another store in san francisco, just one week after opening its first store in the city. city target opened october 10. you're looking at video now of the opening. the second target store is scheduled to open october of next year. that location will include a starbucks and pharmacy. they plan to hire about 250 people. >>> today is the 23rd anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake. it hit the bay area at 5:04 p.m. in 1989, killing 63 people. today the red cross and the department of emergency management held an event in union scare. it was to remind people to be prepared for the next big earthquake and to encourage participation into tomorrow's great california shakeout earthquake drill. >> the whole state is encouraged to have a drill, what to do in the event of a large-scale emergency. >> fire officials say the more who are prepared ahead of time, the easier it will be for first responders. >>> the walnut transit project is finally moving to its first construction phase. the vote cleared major hurdles, including certification of a final environmental impact report, zoning an
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Oct 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
fight obesity. if it passes, richmond would become the first city to impose just a tax on businesses. the town hall meeting starts at 7:00 in richmond. >>> let's quickly check in with sal, see what's happening in the commute. >> let's go out and show -- let's take a look at the commute. 880, a little bit slow as you come through. bay bridge toll plaza that is backed up for a 20-minute delay. if you are in san jose, northbound 101 you will see some slow traffic there. let's go back to the studio. we have fock out there. once that fog burns off and then sunny. a little cooler. we look for rain. so the ra paid looks -- so the parade looks okay. all eyes on sandy. that's off the chart. it's incredible how strong this system is getting stronger. >> how -- >> the eye is almost 25 miles wide. winds, out 1 -- storm winds out 500 miles. >> wow. >> okay. well, that's our report for this morning. we thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the mex time news breaks. be sure to join the news at noon for more on hurricane sandy as steve said, it's just about to bear down on the ne
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Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
battery streets. >>> occupy protestors have returned to san jose city hall. they first set up an encampment in october but they left and now ten are back to observe the movements first anniversary. they say their protest is peaceful and meant to educate the public about their cause. we have more information about a story we first told you about yesterday here on mornings on 2. the woman killed in a crash on southbound 880 has been identified as 49-year-old palo alto resident charlotte sue seth faith. that is when police say her car was hit by a suspected drunk driver. she died at the scene. >>> daly city police are investigating the accident that killed one six-year-old girl and two others with life threatening injuries. officers aren't sure why a mini van plowed into a group of pedestrians at a st. andrews church yesterday morning. a six-year-old girl, her mother and another were taken to the hospital where the girl died. >> you know it could be somebody that we know's relative or something. i'm just shocked. >> prayers are with the family. sorry. >> both victims remain in the h
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Oct 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
city flag at half staff to celebrate the first anniversary of steve job's death. he made his last appearance in front of the cuperitno city council. mark santoro said on the city website that flying the flag at half staff is a small reminder of the profound impact that steve jobs has had on their community. >> they roared through san francisco today. if blue angels practice runs at fleet week at thunder ways. >> but first, the teenage boy who said he cannot become an eagle scout because he's gay. now tens of thousands of people have taken up his cause. >>> new at 10:00, a bay area teenager say it is boy scouts of america are preventing him from becoming a boy scout all because he is gay. jana katsuyama spoke with the family and is live with his battle against the boy scout's policy. >> reporter: frank, ryan andrason just finished this wall last week. it's called the wall of tolerance. expect for this last one, it was supposed to be his last medal as a scout but now says he won't sign on it. last week ryan thought he had reached the dream of being a boy scout. the family gave us a
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
. time now 4:46, they created a protest to ban sitting on sidewalks in the city's commercial areas. opponents shared ice cream and a kiss in front of city hall and they say it was a recreation of president barack obama and michelle obama's first date of eating ice cream on the sidewalk. it will unfairly tar get the homeless. a san francisco city leader is working to get people covered up and they are receiving numerous complaints about the naked people who frequented the public plaza at 17th and market streets. now he is proposing a plan and people in the area say castro is known for that but some nudests have taken it too far. >> it is just a little dekorum and some respect for people too because we don't want to push nudity either. >> if it is signed they will be fined for first offense and another fine for a second offense. >>> a response to the massive fire at the refinery in august protesters are asking for safety emissions. they plan to march and yesterday the city council is requiring them to rebuild the unit that caused the fire. >>> the mystery of missing seems toster da -
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Oct 17, 2012 7:00am PDT
the most expensive dip doze. the first, new york city with an average price of $67.5 million. atherton in san mateo county came in third with almost 5 million per home. hillsboro and los altos, homes there cost just over $4 million. >>> 7:51. they are teasing something. it could be unveiled as soon as next week. it's a little device that may welsh -- that may well be apple's next big thing. >>> we have a traffic problem for muni and also for cars at third and king. it seems like this pickup truck here hit a muni vehicle while making that left turn at third and king. and now -- and now they are trying to get it out of the way. if you take the n-jew day you will be delayed. >>> 7:54. apple is sending out invitations for what is speculated to be the launch of the ipad mini. the words on the invite read "we've got a little more to show you." analysts say the word well little "is a hint and that apple will be unveiling a hinny version of the ipad -- a mini version of the ipad. >>> this is different now. coca-cola is selling beauty drinks. the wall street journal says these drinks are a comb
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
san saf rel. san rafael is the first -- in san rafael. they are the first city to push this ban. >>> what's still ahead for the estimated 50,000 attendees at the oracle world conference in san francisco. what appears on the surface to be an understated example of unequaled american achievement, is actually an extremely sophisticated apparatus of goodness and flavor, bonded together by a perfectly aged, all natural, tasty... gooey... blanket of love. >>> the you city of -- the city of richmond is set to reach out to chevron. this follows weeks of criticism after the massive fire at the refinefully august. the city wants chevron to help create a research campus at the marina bay. city council believes this could be a green tech center. >> i mean, chevron has sort of acknowledged that -- in a number of ways that -- that they want to increase their presence in richmond. >> the city council is expected to make their request tomorrow. chevron has said it is not in a position to make any long-term investment decision until a plan to modernize it is successfully submitted. >>> pg&e crew
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Oct 31, 2012 4:00am PDT
, including 25 people trapped in one apartment about to catch fire from the house next door. "our first responders have been doing a heroic job protecting our city and saving lives. they're still conducting search and rescue missions, and we owe them an incredible debt of gratitude." on long island, huge trees fought to stand their saturated ground but could not compete with hurricane-force winds. "i said kiddingly to the president that 'we have a hundred-year storm every two years, now.' anyone who says there's not a dramatic change in weather patterns, i think, is denying reality." debris piled on top of cars as the storm's cost piled higher as well. the human cost continues to climb: more than three dozen killed, many by falling trees, and more than 8.2 million people without power. rising water threatened to flood pumps used to cool fuel rods at a nuclear power plant in new jersey. fluctuations in the power grid shut down more plants. "our best assessment is that the plant responded and that there was no need for emergency operations this time." more than 15,000 flights were cancell
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Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
of us at first business, have a great wednesday! >>> we are following breaking news out of union city where firefighters are still on the scene of a huge fire at a strip mall. we will show you exclusive video of the scene and tell you what we have learned. >>> after months of drama ross mirkarimi will keep his job of sheriff. we'll tell you why they voted the way they did. >>> the announcement came two hours ago. prestigious award give to a scientist from the bay area. >>> showers by the coast and lightning strikes in the sky here tonight well this morning i should say. all coming up on the ktvu channel 2 morning nows. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning, october 10th i'm pam cook. steve paulson is here with the forecast. i saw a couple lights in the sky. lightning steve? >> yes that is correct. also yesterday near half-moon bay some areas did receive the showers. and also up into lake county some of that wrap around. today also along the san mateo coast highs today 60s and 70s here is sal. >>> steve, good morning. right now traffic is doing pretty wel
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Oct 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
detroit. the first pitch coming at 5:07 our time. while the team is away, san francisco city officials are gearing up for a big event coming up in 15 minutes, the plans that some don't want to discuss because of superstitions. >>> we have developing news tonight from the south bay, police in campbell say they've caught a serial bank robber thank to a ktvu viewer. police say a tip from that viewer led them to 43-year-old tony piavesin of campbell. police say he is the same man seen in these pictures from a bank surveillance camera. they say the so called beanie bandit did not display a weapon, he just gave the teller a note. >> what we'll do is we'll go out there and it's always if you have like a high profile visibility is more of a reduction or also likelihood of crime not occurring. >>> oakland police and the highway patrol announced the partnership today at a news conference. the chp says it will have officers work overtime. the two agencies have worked together before, they teamed up from 2007 to 2010 as part of a gang reduction task force. >>> it is hoped the election co
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Oct 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
measure n. if the ballot measure passes richmond voters could become the first to oppose a penny per ounce tax that sells sodas and other sugary drinks. grudge city college trustees are expected to approve budget cuts to close a $15 million short fall and keep the school from losing its accreditation. the cuts could result in department heads returning to teaching. >> that is my biggest worry as a student here we will lose some of our funding to take care of our students. >> trustees have until march to submit a plan that will allow the college to keep its accreditation. >>> the port of oakland is look into the latest investigation into questionable expenditures. our first report led to the port placing two executives on paid leave. now what we have learned that international marketing manager lawrence spent $550 last year at an oakland that bills itself as upright room karaoke bar but neighbors suggest it's a front for prostitution. he wrote it was a business meeting with four chinese mer channels. there is certainly deep concern. that is why we are taking it so seriously. >> he was
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Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
police. >>> the triple digit heat broke a few records today in some bay area cities. we have team coverage tonight. chief meteorologist bill martin will have tomorrow's forecast in 90 seconds. but first ktvu's matt keller join us live from ellam rock park where park rangers are taking extra precautions tonight, mark. >> reporter: these signs behind me will be out again tomorrow telling the public that alum rock park is closed due to extreme fire danger. near triple digit temperatures could not stop francis tuddle for practicing for his high school team. but the sign near alum rock park did. >> reporter: now where where are you going to run? >> another loop, something extra. >> reporter: we salk hikers, cyclists and drivers turn around forcing plans to be changed. >> maybe take a walk later on just down the street after it cools down a little bit. >> reporter: rangers closed the park today because of the high fire danger. when temperatures hit 99 degrees they decided closing it tomorrow would be a good idea as well. >> there is fuel down here, if you add hot temperatures and if the
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
bring in a good amount of cash at fund- raisers. his first stop will be the intercontinental hotel for a private fund-raiser. outside, there are already no- parking signs in place. police are setting up barricades. there will be a number of street closures around the city this afternoon. around 5:30, the president heads to the bill graham civic auditorium for a $20,000 a plate dinner knolled by a concert. john legend will perform and 49ers quarterback alex smith will be on hand for that event. this bay area visit is part of a two-day fund-raising swing through california. president obama was in l.a. last night and this morning, on his way north, he stopped in bakesserfield, to dedicate a new monument at the grave site of cesar chavez. >> he believed when someone who works 12 hours a day in the field can earn enough to put food on the table and maybe save up enough to buy a home, that makes our community 0 stronger and lifts up -- community stronger and lifts up our community. >> reporter: overall, this trip to california could push the president over the $1 billion mark in terms of fun
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. >>> another pleasant day shaping up around the bay area. with the first rainfall of the season remaining well offshore for the most part. at least thus far giving you a live look from the city, you can see a light wind blowing. the general motors as well as the a's flag, we are rooting for the home team, will have your a's forecast in a moment. northeasterly breeze over s pho, fairfield reported a north wind at six, calm conditions in san jose, we recall breeze in oakland about seven miles per hour. a variable wind around the bay area. 60s outside the door, 6 in livermore, 65 santa rosa, these numbers a few degrees within what we were 24 hours ago. some of the slightly cooler, some of us warmer, and you can see just a few specks of moisture over storm tracker two. let me show you the satellite and radar and we'll get a better picture. right off the west coast, there it is churning right here, but you can see for yourself as the rain begins to move closer to shore, it kind of frizzles out, dries out, reported a few scattered showers this morning, but for the most part, most of us are deal
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> a spanish emerging program is in the works for the santa rosa city schools. it's an opportunity for english speaking students to learn english. it's a goal to have 90 students participate in the first year. >>> let's get you going now. sal everybody behaving on highway 24? >> i like to say so. i would give it a b plus. good morning everyone and let's go outside and take a look at highway 4 westbound. that traffic here looks good. you see the sign on the right. not that bad right now. should take you about 15 or 20 minutes through the tunnel. not bad from oakland. if you are driving after that into oakland on 580 it looks good. that's northbound 880 on the right hand side. in san jose, still a little beth of -- bit of crowding in the mountains. not a bad commute. let go to steve. >>> game two weather looks pretty much like game one. low cloud deck will be gone and temperatures will be slightly warmer. still beautiful game time yesterday and it looks just as good today. still a little breeze. sometimes if you're on the third deck it can get drizzle. partly to mostly sunny, kind of mug
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Oct 16, 2012 10:00pm PDT
san francisco city hall they came from near and far to pay tribute to a california man who built bridges between the united states and the world. >> chris, thank you. >> reporter: john christopher stevens the first u.s. ambassador killed in the line of duty in 33 years. just 52, stevens died in what's now called a terrorist act in libya on september 11th. libya's ambassador apologized for not protecting one of america's best. >> we lost a friend. we lost a supporter and a hero. >> reporter: retired diplomat tom pickerring mentored stevens. >> they still make them like they used to. >> reporter: pickerring now heads the investigation into the killing of stevens and three other americans. stevens parents told me today's gathering was a celebration of how their son lived. not how he died. >> it's not important who your mother is only and not just important who your father is. it's very important who your big brother is. we had the very best. >> reporter: those who knew and loved him best described a little boy who loved life and rarely stopped smiling. >> so my big brother, my best
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Oct 11, 2012 7:30pm PDT
the same deal first thing in the morning. the weekend more sunshine. overnight lows will be in the low to mid-50s. san jose 54, san francisco 52, redwood city around 53 degrees. cloud cover tonight the main shower band is heading to the south toward southern california. another weak system moves in for friday night. at least for tomorrow morning we're going to hold on to a few sprinkles, more cloud cover, partly cloudy in the afternoon hours. some sprinkles, chance first thing friday morning. decreasing clouds for friday afternoon that will set the stage for a nice afternoon. temperatures still on the cool side. 60s, warmingest locations around 70 degrees out toward antioch and brentwood, san jose 68, san francisco forecast high around 62 degrees. here is a look ahead. temperatures warming up, especially by sunday, monday, and tuesday. warmest locations inland on track to reach the low to mid- 80s. looking pretty good in the long range. tomorrow a cool day especially for the morning hours. >> it's been a cool, rainy, feels like fall is in the air. >> we do warm back up. i had some 80s
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Oct 31, 2012 5:00am PDT
staging area, market and mission streets. now the parade will end up at san francisco city hall and that's where the main stage is set up and it is filled with championship ban first and millions are expected to be there as it starts at 11:00 this morning. here is the parade route, it starts at the ferry building and will go up market streets, turn on mcalester and turn on pacific plaza. if you are planning to go, more than a half million people took bart and this year there may be a new bunch of people going to the parade. >> reporter: giants fans are boarding and we have seen a steady stream of them. a lot of them are dreary eyed and we had to see a lot of them get up in time for the parade. hope flip if you plan on taking bart you have already purchases your -- purchased your ticket and people were waiting extremely long as officials broke down because they were so filled with money. this year they have emptied the machines. we caught up with a father who said he didn't mind his child missing school for some history. >> reporter: you didn't mind him missing school for this? >> it
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
deal. the only area seeing rain, crescent city. the system that brought us rain during the week now off to the east. you remember that system? it was here last weekend. as it edged closer finally going across california, cloudy conditions and the first rainfall for the season. today nice weather in store for the afternoon on friday mid to upper 60's about where we saw the temperatures, even the warmest today, mid to upper 70's for the hotter spots and by sunday low 80s in the forecast for some of the warmer areas, for the afternoon, mostly sunny skies, 73 expected in kent field. 74 san rafael. 71 oakland. 68 alameda for the car -- the car show going on there. 76 pleasanton. 76 danville. 73 san jose, 74saratoga, for the afternoon today 74 wood side, 70 san mateo. half moon bay, if you are headed that direction for the big festival going to be a nice day. low 70s santa cruz for the afternoon. second half of the weekend the warmer one, still looking good. are you looking toward tuesday and wednesday? upper 80's, low 90s. >> after a dream season the a's are not planning to many changes. the
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
first bisexual member of congress. the first openly senator. back at home, a city council race has turned ugly. and a confrontation that was caught on tape. supporters of jimmy wynn accused the husband of rose herrera of stealing their lawn signs. they say they have video of this and doing it again yesterday and on sunday. both sides accuse the other of doing it after a confrontation yesterday morning. [bleep] >> who the [bleep] are you? >> get away from me. get away from me [bleep] >> now, wynn supporters say herrera husband threatened him with a knife. he said he made threats but he did it after he was pushed to the ground. the police are conducting an investigation. >>> the death toll continues to rise from the fun -- for the fungal -- meningitis outbreak. 363 people in 19 states have gotten sick. the steroid was supplied by the new england compounding center outside of boston. >>> the city of la fayette is planning to revoke the business license of pacifico massage parlor. 24 decision came after a woman was arrested for prostitution yesterday. they've already closed three busin
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
is the giants' first playoff appearance since winning the world series in 2010. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee getting into the spirit, even talking a little trash to cincinnati's mayor, all part of a friendly wager here. with both city's fire departments known for their chili, today, the two mayors bet on their home teams with a chili cookoff hanging in the balance. the loser will host a chili fund-raiser at a local fire house with the proceeds benefiting youth programs in the winning city. mayor lee says he can't wait to taste the cincinnati fire department's famed recipe. >>> the giants and reds again face-off in game one tomorrow night at 6:30 at at&t park. game 2 will also be at at&t on on sunday at the same time. the division series then moves to cincinnati for game 3 and 4 and 5 if necessary. >>> the a's will be playing the american league central division champs, detroit tigers. the first two games will be played in detroit at comerica park. game 1 is tomorrow at 3:00 our time. game 2 is sunday at 9:00 a.m. in the morning, our time. game 3 in oakland, that one is scheduled
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Oct 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
and this fan was the first to be injured. >>> a new york city man accused of stabbing and killing two young children remains in a medically induced coma this morning. so far no charges have been filed against the nanny. the nanny worked for the family two years and recently run into financial trouble. a memorial is now bowing outside the family's apartment building. the motive is still under investigation. >> hundreds of people gathered in new jersey to say their final good-byes for a girl who was killed by two brothers. it was standing room only where autumn pasquale has touched so many lives. she was found inside a recycling bin and two teenage brothers are arrested in connection with the death. one of the teens lured her in the home and she was found dead after a massive search by police. >> this is a party in the hollywood hills. this is the edge of a raised parking lot. they were in a town car when they rammed the car and both cars fell 20 feet down into an apartment complex courtyard. all seven people were hurt and few of them had broken points. the drive thought he was in rever
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
crowds. first let's check in with tara moriarty who is is in the city with a look at what the city is doing to prepare for the streets that will be jammed. >> reporter: we are here along the embarcadero. this is where the official store for the america's cup is. there are going to be quarter finals today and then more racing this weekend. expected to draw 40,000 people to the bay. it's one of many events happening this weekend. every member of the police force will be out. this will be closing -- they will be closing one northbound lane along the embarcadero between the ferry building and bay street to allow emergency vehicles access. city leaders say it's a practice run for the big america's cup event next year where more than three million people are expected to attend. also on tap the u.s. navy blue angels will be flying overhead. they will be practicing today. you might catch a glimpse. their shows will be on saturday and sunday of course. now here's a look at some of the other events that are going on. the giants will take on the reds in the national league playoffs saturday a
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
should be impressed with the design. >>> the city of san francisco will try something new on election night. they will release rank choice voting and under that system if no candidate received a majority of first place votes, the last place candidates will be eliminated. they will wait for several days to run tab ulises which shed allow it to vote in a tiny race. >>> we are talking about a bay bridge westbound. remember last week, now there is traffic if you can look traffic is almost at a standstill because of an injury crash near the s-curve and we want to let you know, coming to the toll plaza, it's going to be much slower than it normally is. after last week, you are kind of used to it and you may want to speed up your routine or if you are lucky enough to take bart, you may want to think about that as well. >> let's move along and take a look at 880 getting to the westbound bay bridge and 880 looks good heading down there just a little bit of slowed traffic. highway 1101, again this was a crash on the bay bridge. the fog will burn off and some areas have clouds and high
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. louis as well. first pitch for game 4 assessed for about 5 p.m. coverage starts at 4:30, right after a special early edition of ktvu channel 2 news at 4. >>> a richmond city councilman is changing his tactics in an effort to get chevron to pay for the economic impact of that huge refinery hire. jeff says the august 5 fire set the city and its residents back in several ways. he had planned to introduce a proposal for a compensation package. but last night, he pulled that apologize off the city council's agenda. he still says he plans to pursue the idea. chevron said in an e-mail that it plans to provide financial compensation for documented medical and property damage expenses. >>> authorities are trying to figure out who killed a motorcyclist from san jose who disappeared one month ago from a party in san jose. a hiker found the body of 32- year-old eric dean garcia near mt. bashe. an autopsy led to the homicide determination. garcia's motorcycle is still missing. >>> a judge in hayward has thrown out a discrimination lawsuit filed by the oakland police department by one of its
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am PDT
will fly its city flag at half staff today. they are marking the first anniversary of the death of steve jobs. this is video of steve job's last public appearance at a cupertino city council meeting. this was a month before he died. that is where he laid out his plan for apples new circular headquarters building. mayor mark says flying the flag at half staff is a small reminder of the impact steve jobs had on the community. >>> it's a depressing time for san jose sharks fans. the national hockey league has canceled the first two weeks of the regular season due to the players lockout. the sharks will miss at least five games including three home games. the owners and players remain split over revenue sharing and no new talks are scheduled. >>> the bay area has baseball playoff fever. it's paying off big for a lot of local businesses too. hotels are already booked up in san francisco. part of it has to do with the playoff game between the giants and the cincinnati reds. some are paying up to $500 a night for hotel rooms. and in the east bay businesses are getting ready for big crowds
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
, richmond voters could become the first in the nation to impose a penny per ounce tax on businesses that sell sodas and other sugary drinks. >>> san francisco city college trustees are expected to approve budget cuts to close a $15 million short fall and keep the school from losing its accreditation. those cuts could result in department heads returning to teaching. five satellite sites and a preschool could also close. >> this is is something that is being done without consideration and without consultation. that there has been no transparency about how the plan has been put together and the impacts look tremendous. >> trustees have until march to submit a plan that will allow san francisco city college to keep its accreditation. >>> your time is 5:48. later today a new movie about a santa cruz surfing legend opens in theaters. it's called chasing mavericks. tells the story of jay as he learns to surf really big waves. it stars jared butler and johnny weston. most of the movie was filmed along the coast of santa cruz and san mateo counties. >>> 5:48 is the time. let's check in with
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Oct 22, 2012 10:00pm PDT
one of these shorts, you can pick them up at jc penny and sport authority stores. please call first. we checked with the union city store, they sold out very quickly and closed up shop. >>> some debate watchers want wanted to watch barack obama mitt romney. but the game was on at the same time. they have the debate on up stairs and downstairs a tv was tuned in. >> i changed to the final. i've got to see this game. >> making it a little boring, it's a nice break. >> it's pretty cool watching it upstairs but there could also be history made here tonight. >> at the end organizers quickly switched over to the giants game. you will find more on our web site on the giants win and the debate. >>> a judge handed a teenager the maximum sentence for driving an suv into a father and his nine-year-old daughter. he pleaded guilty to manslaughter and reckless driving. since he was 17 at the time of the crash he was sentenced to 17 years in a jive nile facility. if he had been tried as an adult he would have received an even shorter sentence. >> it's meant as a rehabilitation. he comes hope hopefu
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Oct 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
of cloud cover. so a mostly cloudy day. some of the rain totals impressive for that first rain of the season. that's when everybody gets in on it. sausalito almost 2 inches of rain. ridwood city, 1 1/3. san francisco 1.11 and. and if you -- and if you have a rain total, tweet it to me. there's not much left in morgan hill. there still could be some light rain under mostly cloudy skies. even the snow seems to be about done. but there is still a winter storm warning out there until 11:00 this morning. you can see there's definitely a back edge starting to move off to the east. temperatures are right around freezing. 45, sonoma county airport. napa, 49. 47 at san jose. there's some cool numbers top to bottom here. if it weren't for the cloud cover, we could be cooler. and a lot of cloud cover today, don't be surprised. once we clear it out we'll get the valley fog, actual fog -- the tulle fog, as we say. clear it out on thursday. the weekend, nice and sunny. there will be night and morning fog and chilly lows. >>> we're following developing news from the fresno area. that's a -- that
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
cans. the new flavors will be in stores next march. >>> 7:45. the first ever target store in san francisco will soon be open. the grand opening of city target is this sunday october 14th -- october 14th. it will open earlier at 7:00 a.m. that's to give consumers a chance to shop before work. >>> this is our busiest weekend of the year. definitely our season finale, end of the summer. it's a great weekend for every business around here. >> some are going as far as calling this the busiest weekend in san francisco history. >>> the soda industry is trying something new for those of you who would like to count calories. we'll let customers see how many calories in their drinks before they buy them. they will be tested in chicago and san antonio before being released nationwide. drink companies say they will increase the availability of low-calorie drink options. >>> the usgs says there want as earthquake centered between the baja peninsula and the quake hit around 11:26 our time. there are no reports of damage. >>> an even stronger earthquake hit eastern indonesia this morning t was
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00pm PDT
long-term plan that addresses the spending issues. >>> we are minutes away from the first pitch of game one of the worlds series. ktvu joe phon city is live at at & t park where there is a lot of talk about each team's starting pitcher. >> reporter: you know it has been great for a couple of weeks but there is a little different vibe out here tonight. oftentimes pitching is what determines winning and losers in the post season. those that figure detroit might win the series is because of justin verlander. they believe he can go in games one, four, and seven he was dominant as the tigers defeated the a's. now find me the person back in april who said barry zito would be starting game one of the world series for the giants. but to a man after a clinching game on monday, the players pretty much cite zito and that effort he had in st. louis in game five of giving them the spring board to be here. his season cap pew lates what they have been like all yearlong. >> this team has had their tests in the regular season and the tests we encounter in the post season didn't really you know make
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
will become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier. >>> the city of oakland wants an auto shop to pipe down. the "chronicle" reports that neighbors have complained about late-night noise and unruly behavior coming from the auto shop on brock hurst street. the lawsuit file has been filed and seeks $1,000 a day if the reported nuisance continues. >>> okay sal, what's going on with the mac maze? >> well, it's very slow. the traffic damage has been done. there is a huge backup that needs to unwind at the bay bridge. with any luck we'll start to look like normal. there is a lot of slow traffic just getting to the bridge. 580 is slow back to lakeshore and it's getting worse. let's move along and take at other traffic. west 80 from pinole to richmond, a minor crash. 7:23. let's go to -- i almost forgot the live pictures here at the end. i don't want to forget san jose. look at northbound 280. coming in as far back as 101, getting into the valley is slow. northbound 101 has been prty slow. one of my friends in the silicon valley says it seems as if more people are going to work or
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
the first national league team to accomplish that feat since the cincinnati reds in the mid 1970s. >>> bad fans were in the streets of san francisco celebrating the giants, but in some parts of the city, the celebration turned ugly. our reporter is live at 16th and mission where vandals caused damage and destruction. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dave. up until just about an hour ago, there was a huge mess out here in the middle of mission street from 16th all the way up to 24th. right in the middle of the street you can see a pile of garbage that was in one of the dumpsters that caught fire still left out here in the middle of the street. you can see the pavement has been watered down though, and the street is reopened to traffic. this is what caused the mess this morning, rowdy crowds celebrating the giants' victory set fire to at least a half dozen dumpsters. our battalion chief said one of the dumpsters threatened a business next to it, but firefighters were able to put it out. there have been no reports of serious damage to any of the businesses and shops in the mi
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Oct 20, 2012 7:00am PDT
some of the cities that made the list. the most dangerous in the city was detroit for the 4th year in a row. >> lance armstrong spoke for the first time. he appeared last night. he said he was humbled by their support. >> i get asked a lot. how you doing? i say this every time. i meant. i say i have been better. but i have also been worse. >> this monday the cycling governing body could strip him of his titles. the united states anti doping agency had accused him of a scheme to cheat the support. on wednesday as he resigned as chairman of his charity he lost major sponsors. just yesterday the australian broadcasting company claimed he bribed fellow cyclists to win. >>> jesse jackson honored. barbara lee was among the guests at the fundraiser for his rainbow push coalition. >> that's why we have nominated him for the peace prize. >> he also spoke about the upcoming election and the importance of getting out the vote. >> documentary on the challenges facing patients and staff at oakland's highland hospital opened to sold out crowds. >> i can't let him slip through. >> he is trying to ta
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
here at 7:00. san francisco's first target store. it's the city target. it's going to be right here. it is right here on the second floor of the metreon. this is a new type of scale down target. 98,000 square foot store. 25% smaller than most of the target stores you are used to. last night mayor ed lee was here for a ribbon cutting for the new store. it's being billed as a target with a urban twist. target essentially expects that people will come here to buy fewer items but will make more frequent trips to stores like this one. again the doors opening shortly at 7:00 this morning. we are here. we haven't seen much of a line. but the doors open shortly. this is the soft opening. the official grand opening is this sunday. live this morning in san francisco alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> all right time is 6:49. fortunately -- unfortunately if you are just joining us there is a big problem on the bay bridge. >> there is an accident that just cleared. the flashing lights are gone. the lanes have reopened. but the damage is done. it was an injury crash that blocked two lanes. inc
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
an impact on these events. lot of stuff going on. >> everybody's coming to the city. allie was talking about walking, but it's a bike-friendly city, too. it's all going on saturday and sunday. let's take a look at the forecast. first thing, golden gate park, bluegrass festival, warren will be missed this year, but the weather won't be bad. temperatures, partly cloudy, low 60s. out to fleet week, nice. temperatures in the low 60s with cloud cover, just like it looked today. partly cloudy, mostly cloudy, that's how your weekend goes. now we got a baseball game to talk about, two of them. temperatures there in the upper 50s. boy, a nice-looking weekend. i said this earlier. the rest of the country, some cases, parts of the world, looking in on the bay area and we've got a big weekend to entertain everybody. i think the city's really going to shine with pretty neat looking weather. beautiful sunset tonight, beautiful sunset saturday and sunday night. i'll see you back here with your complete forecast and a look at the five-day as well. >>> the navy's blue angels flight team was hig
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
a light workout and relax tonight. just get set to go the first game there. we like where we're at. we know we have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: the city of san francisco has work ahead. the mayor's office wants to sell vise some of the away games on civic center plaza. >> it's a lot of fun. >> reporter: as many as 7000 people gathered here in 2010 to watch on a giant screen tv as the giants clinched the world series title in texas. >> we have put a request in to major league baseball. we do need their permission to air it. we could air is under monday. the game has to be away. >> i'd love to support the team. >> reporter: there's also the possibility of a parade. more than a million people lined san francisco streets in 2010 to welcome home the winners. public safety agencies are look at this after action parade report. it detail what's went right and what went wrong. it calls for better planning. >> we're going to coordinate as a city to pull something off quickly. nobody wants to talk about it yet. we don't want to jinx ourselves. >> reporter: at&t rolled in this temporary
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Oct 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
giants. >> it was amazing. i never thought we would sweep. >> i'm very excited. this is the first time i have seen them win. >> the city is going crazy. >> i feel this is just one city everybody is coming to the. it's just like the most fun and we're all out here for the giants. it's amazing. >> we're so dedicated as a team and we have had so much energy put into it. >> reporter: back here live, we can see that the giant fans are beyond excited. i checked in with police a few minutes ago and they say crowds are also growing in other parts of city and of course, we'll continue to monitor the situation all over the city for you. reporting live in san francisco's mission district, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. [ applause ] >> this was the scene in san josi tonight. plenty of excitement, and enthusiasm when the giants completed that four-game sweep of the tigers tonight. fans we ran into said they can't wait until the giants return home to the bay area with many of them planning to head to san francisco to take part in the big victory parade coming up on wednesday. >>> in north beach are
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Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
your lunchtime numbers coming up. >>> how some bridges are holding up with that traffic. first, a look at the bay bridge running up to the toll plaza, still light traffic, sun coming out today, moving well into the city. however, if you have to drive today, this looks like the time to get on the road, things around the golden gate bridge, foggy, on the grounds mayor showed you a -- rosemary showed you a different view. the parade of ships expected to sail at 11:00 a.m. and finally, no problems to report on the san mateo bridge, traffic still light as you head into the city from the south bay. >>> a single piece of mail is a game changer for people in the south bay. we'll tell you how a small piece of paper is changing lives. i buy what i want to buy. can i get a reward for that? [ frank ] introducing something extra from raley's, bel air, and nob hill. you get something extra rewards... ...for the way i shop... for buying the things i like. instant offers, points balance, right here on my smart phone. [ frank ] join today at raley's dotcom, or at your store. ...it rewards you... f
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